Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Hong Kong for German Drinking and Fun
October 05, 2023
Gear up for a fun October, as Germany’s signature Oktoberfest makes landfall in Hong Kong and Macau. Marking the occasion for cooler weather in the European nation, this festival celebrates all things German: beer, food, costumes, and singing.
To celebrate Oktoberfest 2023 in style, check out our guide on where to eat and drink in Hong Kong during October’s German festival.
Enjoy Oktoberfest 2023 at Central Market
Get ready for the grand return of Central Market Oktoberfest 2023! From Oct. 13-31, immerse yourself in the festive spirit at OASIS, a transformed open courtyard within Central Market.
Savour the essence of German brewing traditions with beers like Löwenbräu and Beck's, and indulge in authentic dishes like Schweinshaxe, Nürnberger Rostbratwurst, Obatzda, and Apfelstrudel. For the first time in five years, enjoy the return of the renowned German band Die Notenhobler playing traditional folk songs.
When: Oct. 13-31
Where: Central Market, 93 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
FRITES Oktoberfest 2023 in Central and Causeway Bay
Get ready to embrace the spirit of Oktoberfest, as FRITES Central and FRITES Causeway Bay bring back the iconic FRITES Oktoberfest 2023. Join the festivities for two consecutive Saturdays of Bavarian delights at their Central location on Oct. 14 and Causeway Bay location on Oct. 21.
Indulge in authentic German delicacies, including Lowenbrau steins, towering pretzels, sauerkraut, and more. It's the biggest celebration of the year, and you won't want to miss it!
When: 6 PM – late, Oct. 14 / 21
Where: FRITES Central, G/F, Queen’s Road Centre, 152 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
FRITES Causeway Bay, Shop 1, 38 Haven Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Book tables, HK$3,000 minimum spend for daytime ticket, HK$3,500 for nighttime ticket, maximum 6 people per table.
Oktoberfest Beer Fest at BaseHall 01
If you’re in the downtown Central area in early October, make your way down to BaseHall 01 for a night of German fun, dancing, beer, and more. Starting at 6 PM on Oct. 7 and ending late, strap on your dirndl and grab a Stein glass of Festbier by Young Master, brewed especially for the night.
Join in on the traditional keg tapping at 7 PM and fun drinking games all night long. Be sure to catch German-style meals from Bengal Brothers, Co Thanh, WOW Burger, Smoke and Barrel, and more!
Cheers Macau! Oktoberfest Extravaganza at MGM Cotai Resort
Sail across the Pearl River to MGM Cotai for an Oktoberfest experience like no other from Oct. 12 to 23. Hailed as Macau’s largest Oktoberfest event, MGM Cotai is hosting Munich’s Hogl Fun Band, belting out the vibes and traditional German tunes for a week and a half of celebrations.
Stuff your face with German-style meats and carbs and prepare to savour the sweetness of some steins! The festival will be held on the gigantic Roof Terrace at the Cotai resort, and admission for the event begins at MOP250, including two standard drinks.
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